Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu had a bilateral meeting with Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern, in Brussels on Thursday, in the context of the meeting of the Party of European Socialists. During the meeting, the two officials agreed on an official visit of the Romanian Prime Minister in Vienna, in the coming period, in the context of debates on the future of the European Union, the details will be established through diplomatic channels, a Government release reads.
The two officials exchanged views on the priorities of the European agenda, focusing on the topics to be discussed by the European Council of March 9-10. In this context, the head of the Bucharest Executive reconfirmed Romania’s firm pro-European commitment and to contribute actively to the consolidation of the European project, including the prospects after Brexit and in view of the debates about the future of the European Union.
“Romania maintains its clear position on deepening the Union, with all successful policies and projects, especially on the internal market, the Schengen area and the Eurozone. I reconfirm Romania’s support for a strengthened Europe, unified and inclusive,” Prime Minister Grindeanu said.
Sorin Grindeanu and Christian Kern also discussed about the Austrian capital investments, given that Austria is one of Romania’s main trading partners. PM Grindeanu summarized the Government’s priorities for the next period, citing concern for the continuation of supportive measures of the business environment.
Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu is on a visit to Brussels during March 8-9, where he attended the PES meeting and had a series of meetings with senior European officials on the sidelines of the European Council meeting. The meeting was also attended by Minister Delegate for European Affairs, Ana Birchall.